Meet Alumni: Terry Grimm
Graduated from Purdue: 1987 BS Nuclear Engineering with highest honors
Terry Grimm (pictured right) received his BS with highest honors in Nuclear Engineering from Purdue University in 1987. He then attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he received his PhD in Nuclear Engineering and Plasma Physics. For the first 20 years of his career he developed particle accelerators for DOE and NSF (Superconducting Super Collider, National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory and Facility for Rare Isotope Beams). In 2005, Terry founded Niowave, Inc. to commercialize superconducting electron linear accelerators in fields as diverse as health care and national security. In 2010 he received the IEEE Entrepreneurship Award in Applied Superconductivity.